Thursday, September 23, 2021
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released April 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that air cargo demand continued to outperform pre-COVID levels (April 2019) with demand up 12%. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*),was up 12% compared to April 2019 and 7.8% compared to March 2021....
-Dutch Ambassador to Ghana The Dutch Ambassador to Ghana, Ronald Strikker, has described the Dutch airline giant, KLM, as a remarkable torchbearer of the excellent Ghana-Netherlands diplomatic ties. He made these remarks during a Fireside Chat series organised by the Institute of International Affairs Ghana (GhIIA.org) to mark 60 years...
Some airline operators are anticipating that in the coming months, governments across the world would ease COVID-19 protocols for persons who are fully vaccinated. They believe this would spur the sector's recovery and serve as an incentive to make COVID-19 vaccination catch on globally. The European Union (EU) is set to...
The daa has said it could be as far away as 2025 until the aviation industry gets back to pre-pandemic levels. Speaking on RTÉ's News at One, daa Communications Officer Paul O'Kane welcomed the resumption of travel from mid-July, and said they will be working with all airlines to resume...
The Managing Director for the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL), Yaw Kwakwa, has said that all is set for resurfacing the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) runway in October. He explained that the resurfacing has become critical, as the nation is working hard to maintain its high safety and security reputation...
The Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention Bureau Act, 2020, Act 1028 mandates the Bureau to establish and operationalize standby investigators as first respondents to aircraft accidents and serious incidents. During the inauguration of the first Committee of Investigators, made up of experienced professionals in aircraft accident and incident...
Air exporters in the country have undergone extensive training on how to position themselves to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic as the world prepares to return to normalcy. The Ghana Shippers' Authority (GSA) organised this training to abreast air exporters on the challenges COVID-19 has caused the world’s supply...
Manager of the COVID-19 test facility at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Frontier Health Service (FHS), has said that one of the highest costs on its operational budget is the regular reconfiguration of machinery with new COVID-19 variants detected anywhere in the world. According to the company, the move is...
Emirates Airline has won the ‘Outstanding Airline Company of the Year’ award at Ghana’s West Africa Business Excellence Awards, held in Accra. The award was in recognition of the airline’s focus on customer health and safety as a top priority amid the pandemic, in addition to meeting and exceeding expectations...
The Founder and Co-Chairman of Africa World Airline (AWA), Togbe Afede XIV, has revealed plans to establish a pilot training school and an aircraft maintenance facility in the Volta Region capital, Ho, alongside operationalisation of the newly completed Ho Airport. According to him, construction of the school and maintenance facility is geared...
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